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History

What if HDB flats actually cannot fund retirement? Oh no?

Homes for retirement? Who pays?

9 mins

S'poreans using CPF for public housing since 1968 with Public Housing Scheme launch

The HDB-CPF housing issue origins.

May 18, 2018

Bukit Timah had kampongs up until the 1980s

Gone but not forgotten.

May 18, 2018

Number of times PAP praised opposition few & far between, but it has happened before

Praised for putting Singapore first.

May 16, 2018

In 2015, SCDF NSFs thrashed bunk to celebrate last day of training

Regulars and NSFs involved were punished.

May 14, 2018

S'pore-M'sia relations during 1981 to 2003 Mahathir era were testy

The era was marked by 'confrontational diplomacy'.

May 13, 2018

Design of S'pore Yusof Ishak notes took 5 years & 700 drafts before seeing light of day

Designer doesn't want to design any more currency series.

May 12, 2018

Kim Jong-un's siblings, aunt have already visited S'pore for fun

Most famously, Kim Jong-nam fled here to escape North Korean spies.

May 11, 2018

S'pore's President's Address is always written by government of the day, explained

The political parties that make up the government get to write the Address.

May 8, 2018

81 Hong Kongers granted PR status in S'pore in 1988. Foreign talent issue sparked controversy.

The possible consequences of the policy was questioned.

May 8, 2018

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